International Procurement Manager

North West based

The chance to lead international negotiations

For a very agile and dynamic manufacturer and market leader in the North West, we are recruiting an International Procurement Manager to drive purchasing efficiencies.

Main responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Managing Director, international project engineers and operations teams, the International Procurement Manager will be driving strategies for the improved efficiency of procurement practices across European sites.
  • As International Procurement Manager, you will manage global supplier relationships and leverage international sourcing to optimise costs and quality, ensuring regional compliance for each site.
  • You will coordinate logistics and supply chain activities between the UK and France manufacturing sites, collaborating with logistics partners to ensure compliance with import/export requirements.
  • As International Procurement Manager, you will manage the French and UK supply chain team, with some regular travel to France.

The candidate profile:

  • You have gained experience managing international procurement and supply chain across borders, navigating international logistics, regulations and cultural differences.
  • It is essential that you speak an intermediate level of French in order to manage the French team.
  • As International Purchasing or Procurement Manager, you have experience putting structures and processes in an agile and fast-paced SME.

We want to hear from experienced procurement and purchasing professionals who are willing to play a key role in the continued success of a market leader. Send your CV and cover email highlighting your current package and motivation for applying to this position to our retained consultants at Cooper Edwards: